As a numeral eight
is (cardinal) a numerical value equal to ; the number occurring after seven and before nine.
As a noun eight
is the digit/figure 8 or eight
can be an island in a river; an ait.
As a adjective octagonal is
(geometry) shaped like an octagon, in having eight sides and eight angles.
From (etyl) (m), (m), (m), (m), from (etyl) .
* Western (Arabic) numerals:
* (Roman numerals): VIII
(cardinal) A numerical value equal to ; the number occurring after seven and before nine.
* 2009 ,
- He works eight hours a day.
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Describing a set or group with eight components.
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The digit/figure 8.
(playing cards) Any of the four cards in a normal deck with the value eight.
(nautical) A light, narrow rowing boat, especially one used in competitive rowing, steered by a cox, in which a eight rowers each have two oars
(rowing, especially in plural) A race in which such craft participate
* eight ball
* figure eight
* number eight
* piece of eight
(geometry) Shaped like an octagon, in having eight sides and eight angles.